Design entries will be judged by a panel of professionals comprising Guardian representatives and others from the glass industry and design community. The judges have been selected for their experience and reputation in the fields of design, engineering and glass technology.
The jury for the Guardian Student Design Challenge 2016 consists of:
- Andreas Meyer - Product and Application Engineer, Schollglass GmbH, Germany
- Emily Martin - Assistant Editor, FX Magazine, U.K.
- Arch. Giovanna Latis - Studio d’Architettura aMDL, Italy
- András Kovács - Product Manager, Guardian, Hungary
- Dimosthenis Liouris - Technical Advisory Center Manager, Guardian Europe, Luxemburg
Entries will be judged on the basis of:
- Innovation level
- Use of Guardian Clarity™ Glass
- User Value
- Realization potential
The degree to which the design concept gives evidence of imaginative, inventive thinking and a fresh approach to problem solving.
The design concept's capability of serving the purpose for which it was designed, combined with cost-effectiveness and productivity.
Use of Guardian Clarity™ anti-reflective glass
Appropriate material selection and usage, as well as design and process considerations to best meet the requirements of the application while retaining economic viability.
The degree to which the design demonstrates a sense of beauty.
The ability of a design to satisfy a particular need will determine its success in the marketplace. This review goes beyond the simple question of cost, it requires consideration of quality, benefits and advantages.
The extent to which the design employs material selection, processing, fixing and finishing techniques to create a product that can be made.